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View Resource Landslide Hazards

This fact sheet provides an overview of the hazards presented by landslides and debris flows, particluarly in wet weather conditions in landslide-prone areas. Topics include a discussion of the characteristics of debris flows, and suggestions for residents who live in steep, hilly terrain which is subject to periodic heavy rains.

View Resource National Landslide Overview Map of the United States

This interactive map shows landslide hazard areas of the United States. Users can click on selected areas of the map (marked by circles) to view more detailed enlargements. The map is color-coded; areas of high landslide incidence or susceptibility are colored pink or red. It is accompanied by an open-file report that provides an overview of the study. There are also links to shapefiles of the...

View Resource Map Showing Inventory and Regional Susceptibility for Holocene Debris Flows, and Related Fast-Moving Landslides in the Conterminous United States

This map shows debris flow hazard areas in the United States, including locations of known debris flows and predictions of where future flows might occur. It shows the locations of debris flows in two different ways, as points representing the locations of individual flows or small groups of flows, and as areas or polygons containing one or more debris flows. Different symbols are used to...

View Resource National Landslide Hazards Mitigation Strategy: A Framework for Loss Reduction

This report outlines the key elements of a comprehensive and effective national strategy for reducing losses from landslides nationwide and provides an assessment of the status, needs, and associated costs of this strategy. Topics include the rising costs resulting from landslide damage, the role of the federal government in mitigating this hazard, and some features of the new strategy such as...

View Resource USGS Landslide Hazards Program

This site is the homepage of the United States Geological Survey's (USGS) Landslide Hazards Program (LHP). Materials available include an overview of the geologic hazard presented by landslides, a discussion of the objectives and operations of LHP, and links to program staff. The site also provides a link to the National Landslide Information Center (NLIC), which is responsible for distributing...

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